Free school supplies in Las Vegas and Clark County.

Kindergarten through high school age students in Las Vegas can get free school supplies if they come from a low income household. Each year a number of charities and non-profit organizations in Clark County operate events that give out free back to school items, even including clothes, shoes, backpacks, uniforms and other items. Find the leading programs below, or for additional help try free clothing closets in Clark County.

The school supplies and clothes given to kids-teens is extensive. The free assistance programs rely on donations from the Las Vegas community, stores as well as volunteers. Charities may provide free gift cards to shop for school supplies, pens, notebooks, laptops or tablets, calculators, backpacks, shoes, free school uniforms and much more. Much of what is provided in Clark County depends on the students age and grade.

Find places to apply at, and register, for free back to school giveaways in Clark County. Most of the items go to kids from low income families, but also immigrants, the working poor, unemployed, single moms, and others with kids in school can get free supplies.

Project 150 - Homeless Services for Students
Location is 3600 North Rancho Drive
Las Vegas, Nevada 89130
They assist homeless students. Free school supplies and clothes to keep them in school are offered. There may also be clothes, gas vouchers for their parents, access to a computer lab, hygiene supplies and hair cuts for students too.

Family Resource Center at Boys and Girls Club of Southern Nevada
2850 Lindell Road
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Low income families with kids, including single moms and dads, can get help. Free school supplies, food, clothes, uniforms (for a job or school), hygiene supplies, books, and more is offered.





Assistance League of Las Vegas
6446 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, Nevada 89146
Main number is (702) 870-1991
Operation School Bell is the free back to school supply assistance program.  The non-profit give hats, gloves, sneakers, crayons to kids, calculators to older students, and many other school supplies. This is part of the national Operation School Bell program.

Salvation Army Family Services in Clark County
Many programs are offered. They include emergency financial aid as well as free stuff, and that may be school supplies, books, Christmas or birthday toys, and more. Thousands of kids may get school items from the Christian faith based church charity each year. More on Salvation Army assistance programs in Clark County.

Kids from military or veteran families in Clark County - Operation Homefront Back to School Brigade Healthy Living Expo
DEERS dependent students can get help. Students that have active or veteran parents, in grade Kindergarten through 12th, can get free back to school supplies, bags, calculators, pens, and more.

NPHY Drop-In Center for Homeless Youth
Office address: 4981 Shirley Street
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Telephone number is 702-383-1332
Many assistance programs for the poor and homeless. Free gift cards and vouchers for hygiene or school supplies, medical care, food, and wide ranging educational services. Books, markers, highlighters, shoes, sneakers, and many other back to school items.





Catholic Charities Of Southern Nevada
Main address of the church – charity is 1501 N. Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101
Phone: (702) 387-2291
They cover all of Clark County. Donated furniture, school supplies, clothes, financial aid and more.

City Mission of Las Vegas
Location of non-profit - 2214 N. Pecos Rd.
Las Vegas, Nevada, 89115
For information on school events or referrals, call (702) 384-1930

By Jon McNamara

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